The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Virtual Server
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.098% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £250
% change year-on-year +4.57% +40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 - -

Microsoft Virtual Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 140 115 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.71% 12.04% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 62
Median daily rate £400 £430 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 1 £225 - 1
Microsoft Virtual Server
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Maintenance
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Genesys
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp